Resolving Exhaust After Treatment Systems and Fuel Cold Flow Issues

  • January 26, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Virtual

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Time is money is an often-used cliché and demands your attention to keep your trucks on the road efficiently and generating revenue. Our webinar will focus in two specific areas, winter diesel operability and REGENS. 

Cold weather management of diesel fuel is a priority of fleet managers to minimize operational down time due to blocked filters, while trying to reduce kerosene usage due to cost and loss of BTU’s and related fuel economy loss. Whether you are running a local service area or long haul, a consistent treatment strategy goes a long way toward reducing the occurrence of vehicles struggling with gelled filters.

Registration is FREE but you must register on this page to gain access to the webinar.

Exhaust After Treatment Systems require similar thinking to reduce unscheduled maintenance and keep the fleet in top operating condition. Our session will focus on the cause of regens and how to reduce the occurrence.  The time is money reference is best equated to avoid manual regens, as it reduces a drivers and power units’ efficiency.  But what can be done besides monitoring run hours or mileage intervals to keep the Exhaust After Treatment Systems from untimely service or failing prematurely?

As reported by Transport Topics articles in both 2018 and 2019 site that Fleet roadside repairs and costs have risen on Exhaust repairs. Double digit percent increases from one quarter to another are the leading cause of Exhaust System Repairs. Typical repairs are on diesel particulate filters ( DPF ), selective catalytic reduction ( SCR ), and Exhaust Gas Recirculation ( EGR ) sooting are at the core of these increases. When these exhaust system components get dirty or clogged, the systems do not operate as intended and the unit can experience reduced power, poor fuel economy, excessive manual regens of the DPF, increased emissions, and or engine shutdown.

Register today for the Advanced Fuel Solutions Webinar, you can expect to learn proactive strategies to minimize and eliminate issues with the Exhaust After Treatment System and cold weather diesel fuel related issues.

Mark K. Smith is an energy industry veteran with over 25-years’ experience. Currently, Mark is the Sales Manager for Advanced Fuel Solutions, where he leads a team of fuel quality professionals helping fuel dealers improve the quality of their fuel and the experience their customers have with it.  Over the years, Mark has held various positions of increasing responsibility in the retail fuel dealer market segment managing residential & commercial fuel sales, along with branded gasoline stations.

Mark serves on the Board of Directors of South-Central Pennsylvania Energy Association, as well as an active Board member of multiple Oil & Energy Service Professionals Chapters throughout the Mid-Atlantic.  Mark is an active member of Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, Pennsylvania Petroleum Association, and Delaware Valley Fuel Dealers Association.


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